Simon Lenagan

Acting For Camera Tutor

After obtaining a degree in Drama & Theatre Arts from Birmingham University and training at The Webber Douglas Academy, Simon has acted for more than 25 years on TV and film in a wide range of projects including Sitting In Limbo, Breeders, Knightfall, Eastenders, Coronation Street, Spectre, The Foreigner and WMD. On stage, he appeared in the first uncensored revival of Willis Hall’s classic The Long and The Short and The Tall (West End) and the premiere of Philip Ridley’s critically acclaimed play Shivered. During that time he has also run his own theatre company Counterpoint, set up Professional Communicators Ltd, a telemarketing enterprise for out-of-work actors, and held the position of Youth & Community Director at Oxford United Football Club. Simon founded Just Voices Agency in 2005 and is a Director of leading educational software company Competence Development. Simon wrote and directed the short film Salvage starring Peter Capaldi and is an Executive Producer on Mrs Lowry & Son starring Timothy Spall & Vanessa Redgrave. Hand in Glove and Seaboot, his first attempts at writing drama for TV are currently in development. He’s delighted to be joining the boomsatsuma team.